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Executive Support Officer

Job No: BSC20200003
Location: Ballina


Change your lifestyle and live and work in a vibrant community and great coastal environment.

Ballina Shire Council is situated on the Far North Coast of New South Wales, 20 minutes from Byron Bay and one hour from the Gold Coast. The shire is a popular tourism destination with pristine beaches, rainforest retreats and hinterland hideaways.



We are seeking an appropriately experienced and motivated individual to provide high level administration support to Council's Director Corporate and Community and Director Planning and Environmental Health. A key focus of this part time position will be to support both Directors in the actioning of tasks in accordance with identified timeframes and customer service requirements.

The hours of work for this part time position are 21 hours per week.

To be successful you will bring

  • Behaviour that positively demonstrates Council’s values of: creative, accessible, respect, energetic and safe.
  • Certificate in Secretarial Studies or Business Practice or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in provision of executive support at senior management level.
  • Demonstrated high level computer literacy with experience in the Microsoft Office suite of products together with a minimum accurate typing speed of 50wpm.
  • Highly developed communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities.

The rewards

  • An annual part time salary range of $36,100 to $41,400 (plus 9.5% superannuation) dependent upon skills, experience and qualifications.
  • An inclusive culture where all our people are valued, EEO, diversity and differences are respected.
  • An absolute focus on our peoples’ safety and well being.
  • Learning and career development opportunities.
  • Generous Award workplace conditions.

Click here to view the Position Description and Information Package.

Applications close

11.30 pm on Friday, 31 January 2020

Specific enquiries

Linda Coulter | Acting Director Corporate and Community | 02 6686 1288

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